Holiday Request Letter, Sample & Format

Holiday Request LetterA Holiday Request letter can be written by an employee who wishes to take time off from work to rest and relax. Hence, this letter is written to the management or the immediate superior to the request for leave. Reasons for leave request should be given as well as dates of leave should be stated.


Martha Tate

Systems Programmer

Advanced Computer Systems

Los Angeles, CA 90017

January 15, 2011


James C. McGuire

Project Leader

Advanced Computer Systems

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Dear Sir

Re: Holiday request

I would like to request for some time off for a holiday from January 30 to February 5, 2011.

I was not able to take any time off during the December holiday season as I was heavily involved in a major project. The project finished off well, and the testing of the systems was proven successful by the end of last month.

Hence, I feel that this would be a good time for me to take a break before the next major project comes on. I have had not taken any time off since February 2010.

I hope that you will consider my request favorably and I look forward to your quick reply to facilitate my planning.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,


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